OKCoin CEO Released After Being Questioned by Shanghai Police

The founder and CEO of the Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges OKEx and OKCoin, Xu Mingxing, also known as Star Xu, has been arrested in Shanghai on suspicion of fraud, China’s local news outlet Sina News reported on Tuesday. The accusations relate to Xu’s involvement in a possibly fraudulent digital currency project called WFee, where he is a […]

Bittrex Goes Global with New Affiliate

The latest developments in the Bittrex world include a new international affiliate focusing on blockchain technology and a move to Malta. Bittrex has been keeping very busy these last couple of weeks. The exchange introduced two new trading pairs, allowing their USD market clients to now also trade in Ethereum and in Ripple. Next, the […]

Chinese Cryptocurrency Traders Using Tether And VPNs To Bypass Ban

The Chinese government is well known for its bipolar approach towards blockchain technology. In one hand, the government urges more investors to use the distributed ledger technology in research and development. On the other hand, the government banned ICOs and cryptocurrency related transactions and even blocked more than 120 cryptocurrency trading platforms. However, the Savvy […]

Blockchain App Factory Moves into Security Token Offering Development (STO)

Blockchain App Factory, an end-to-end permissioned and crypto blockchain solutions company, is expanding its offering by launching Security Token and White-label Exchange Development services. Blockchain App Factory are an innovation-driven company with 25+ clients in the Blockchain and Crypto space ranging from Li & Fung, a 118-year-old global supply chain management with almost 9 million […]

The Blockchain Solutions Asia 2018 (BSA2018) Conference and Exhibition to Discuss Blockchain Applications Beyond Cryptocurrency

The hosting of the Blockchain Solution Asia 2018 Conference and Exhibition from 27 September to 29 September 2018 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre will provide the best answers for industry stakeholders to better understand the impact of Blockchain Revolution and its technological advances on specific sectors including the energy sector, banking & insurance, construction & […]

UAE Securities and Commodities Authority to Regulate ICO Tokens as Securities

The regulation of initial coin offerings remains an ongoing topic of debate. Various countries are tackling this industry from different angles. The UAE market regulator seeks to introduce more legitimacy for cryptocurrencies and digital tokens. A positive development overall, especially given the warnings issued earlier. Initial Coin Offerings in the UAE Similar to other countries, […]

Waves Market Price Skyrocketed by 30% Following the Announced Update of System Protocol

The Waves platform is a global public blockchain-based provider of the most-needed solutions for an account and token control. Alike a vast majority of ecosystems built on the disruptive blockchain technology, the Waves platform utilises its native token to empower the system and underline transactions made between Waves users. Until now Waves lacks a reliable […]

Experts From the US Congress Called Cryptocurrency “Poor Money” For Terrorists

According to an official press release from the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee, despite the mass fears and doubts about the cryptocurrency being possibly used for financing terrorism, such way of supporting illicit activities was proved useless. On September 7, the Committee held a discussion “Examining Terrorist Groups and Their Means of Financing Illicit Activity.” […]